The Village of Homewood is a great place to work, play, learn, be creative, and put down roots. With award-winning school district AND park districts and an easy, fast commute to Chicago, Homewood's amenities offer an outstanding quality of life in an inclusive, educated, vibrant community.
The Village of Homewood is located just 25 miles south of Chicago's Loop. Recently named the third “Best Place to Live” out of 25 U.S. communities by CNN Money.com, Homewood is also listed as one of the topmost livable metro area suburbs by Forbes.com. Nationally acclaimed elementary and high school districts, an award-winning park district, and commuter-friendly downtown with Amtrak and Metra stops and convenient exit ramps off I 80 and I 294 are just a few of Homewood’s amenities. Homewood takes pride in hosting over 60 outdoor festivals yearly and expanded downtown growth, including a boutique hotel and craft breweries. Homewood is acknowledged by Chicago Magazine, Chicago Tribune, WGN-TV and the Chaddick Institute/DePaul University, among many others, as a creative community with a high standard for quality of life and an abundance of amenities for young families.